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Stephen F. Gaunt

Stephen F. Gaunt

Rolla, Missouri

Stephen F. Gaunt was born in Columbia, Missouri. Mr. Gaunt was licensed and admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1985. Mr. Gaunt is also licensed to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District and the U.S. District Court, Western District. Mr. Gaunt graduated cum laude in 1982 from the University of Missouri - Columbia and received his Juris Doctorate degree from University of Missouri - Columbia School of Law in 1985. Mr. Gaunt was selected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa and the Golden Key International Honor Society. He served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable James R. Reinhard, Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District from 1985-1987 and to the Honorable Albert L. Rendlen, Judge of the Missouri Supreme Court from 1987-1989. He is a member of the Missouri Bar, the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, the Cole County and Phelps County Bar Associations. Mr. Gaunt is also a member of the Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Gaunt's law practice focuses primarily on: Personal Injury, Workers Compensation and General Litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • General Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri


  • University of Missouri Columbia School of Law, Columbia, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: Golden Key International Honor Society
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri - 1982
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Missouri Bar, Member
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Member
  • Cole County Bar Association, Member
  • Phelps County Bar Associations, Member
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Albert L. Rendlen, Judge of the Missouri Supreme Court, Law Clerk, 1987 - 1989
  • Hon. James R. Reinhard, Judge of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Law Clerk, 1985 - 1987

Community involvement

  • Purchased 2013 Grand Champion Steer at the Crawford County Fair.
  • Mid-Missouri Stealers Baseball
  • Mid-Ozark CASA Program
  • National MS Society


  • 2013 Bar Registration of Preeminent Lawyers
  • 2012 Top 100 Trial Lawyers, David L. Steelman
  • 2012 Missouri & Kansas SuperLawyers, David L. Steelman
  • 2012 Top Attorneys in Missouri, David L. Steelman
  • Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine Top Attorney

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